Ola Rudner

About Ola Rudner

A violinist at first, conductor Ola Rudner has been active in Australia as well as in Europe. He is known for conducting both orchestral music and opera from various time periods. Rudner held concertmaster positions with several prestigious organizations, including the Vienna Symphony Orchestra. In 1990, he made his recording debut as a violinist, joining the Helsingborg Symphony on an album of works by Karl-Birger Blomdahl. In the late '90s, Rudner gravitated toward conducting, and he made his recording debut in that field in 1999, leading the Swedish Chamber Orchestra on the album Sally Beamish: River. Rudner's repertory is large, ranging from the Baroque era to contemporary music by Rolf Martinsson. In 2024, he led the Tonkünstler Orchestra on a recording of orchestral music by Franz von Suppé. By that time, his recording catalog comprised more than 20 releases.

Gislaved, Sweden
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